Preservation Studies in Italy

Preservation Studies in Italy

Participation is invited for the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program’s 2011 field school. The program, now in its twelfth year, is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offers participants the opportunity to study and travel in Italy. This year’s course listing features a new program on paper restoration as well as:

  • Introduction to Art and Building Restoration in Italy
  • Surveying and Analyzing Historic Buildings
  • Introduction to Conservation of Archeological Ceramics
  • Traditional Painting Methods and Restoration Techniques


Field projects include restoration of the Porta Burgis and archaeological survey of the public baths in Carsulae. Courses are open to students from various disciplines, both undergraduate and graduate, and all lessons are taught in English. To find out more about the program and review the syllabi, please visit